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The official newspeak gives a reassuring aura of tradition to the situation: desperate foreign workers who will be tossed out when no longer useful are called "Sojourners"; the government-sponsored suicides in which the elderly are drugged and chained to a sinkable barge while their relatives are rewarded by a pension are called "Quietus"; the dictator who leads the government calls himself a "Warden.
The asset-backed Sukuk Al Musharaka was structured as a Sharia-compliant sinkable security with a five-year term.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: A large sinkable hole opened up in Guatemala City as Tropical Storm Agatha destroyed homes across Central America, killing 132 people.